Programme

Friday 31. 3. 2017: 9.15 am – 5.00 pm

9.00 am            Registration

9.15 am            Welcome: Damian McManus & Sarah Künzler

9.45 am            Pernille Hermann: ‘Mnemonic Spaces in Old
Norse Literature’

11.00 am           Tea Break 

11.30 am           Sarah Künzler: ‘Set in Stone: Mnemonic Aspects of Ogam Stones in Early            Irish Saga’

12.45 pm            Lunch (The Duke Pub, Duke Street, D2)

2.00 pm           Max Quaintmere: ‘I am learned in Ireland’s feasts and in her raids, in her   destructions and in her wooings, in all of them that might have happened since the Flood to the present”: Memory, Authority and the Resolving of Distance in the Suidigud Tellaig Temra.’

3.15 pm               Tea Break

3.45 pm             Dagmar Schlüter: ‘Dáig is memuir lim-sa: Space and memory in the dindshenchas and related texts’ (delivered via Skype)

5.00 pm            End

Saturday 1. 4. 2017: 10 am – 1pm

10.00  am            Presentations of Interdisciplinary Memory Studies Networks & Research Themes:

  • Pernille Hermann: ‘Memory and the Pre-Modern North Network’
  • Sarah Künzler: ‘Memory in Pre-Modern Ireland Network’ – launch
  • TBC

11.00 am             Coffee Break

11.30 am               Discussion: interdisciplinary approaches and possible network structures in Memory Studies- impact (in and beyond academia), dissemination & rewards

1 pm              Closing remarks (Sarah Künzler) & End